automotor seizure

automotor seizure

seizure characterized by an automatism predominantly involving the distal limbs.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

au·to·mo·tor sei·zure

(aw'tō-mō'tŏr sē'zhŭr)
Seizure characterized by an automatism predominantly involving the distal limbs.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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For instance, in a patient with parieto-occipital epilepsy, either being due to a cortical development abnormality or an infarct, while the seizure presentation may only be the generalized motor seizures, depending upon the spread of seizure activity, visual aura, automotor seizure, focal clonic seizure, or bilateral asymmetrical tonic seizures may well appear individually or in cluster.
Similarly patients with generalized epilepsies such as JME exhibited bilateral asymmetric tonic seizures or those with JAE exhibited automotor seizures and vice versa.
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